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art, diy, space I will survive: Space poster

13.04.2011 14:44   

I will survive: Space poster

To commemorate the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s flight, we created a thematic poster. It called I will survive and demonstrates the fragility of humankind in the Universe.

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space ISS toilet breaks down

20.07.2009 14:51   

The main toilet [has broken down](http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8158350.stm) on the International Space Station (ISS), currently home to a record 13 astronauts.

Mission Control told the crew to hang an “out of service” sign until the toilet can be fixed. ISS residents are using a back-up toilet in the Russian part of the station.

If repairs fail, Apollo-era urine collection bags are on hand, Nasa said.

history, photo, retro, space Soviet Signs Cut Into Forests

25.03.2009 13:44   

Giant Soviet Signs Cut Into Forests

“100 Years to Lenin”, made 1970, Siberia.

Collection of [giant soviet signs](http://www.strangeharvest.com/2009/02/giant-soviet-signs-cut-into-fo.php) cut into forests.

history, people, space Yuri Gagarin

09.03.2009 00:34   

Юрий Гагарин

Yuri Gagrin, the first man in space, would have been celebrating his 75th birthday on March 9.

Gagarin was the first to make a manned space flight on board the Vostok spaceship on April 12, 1961. The flight around the Earth took 108 minutes, after which he safely landed in the Saratov Region. He [died in an air crash](http://www.itar-tass.com/eng/level2.html?NewsID=13658296&PageNum=0) in the Vladimir Region during a training flight on board a Mig-15 fighter plane together with Colonel Vladimir Seryogin on March 27, 1968.

people, space First Lady

16.06.2008 20:05   

Валентина Терешкова

On 16 June 1963, [Valentina Tereshkova ](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tereshkova)became the first woman to fly into space. Her call sign in this flight was Chaika. Today is the 45th anniversary of this spaceflight. At he age of 70 she said that she would like to fly to Mars, even if it meant that it was a one way trip.